Audrey F. Dodds, 91, was born in Akron, Ohio to Daniel W. and Mamie I. Smith; the eleventh of fourteen children. She passed away peacefully at Hospice of Cincinnati, Twin Towers Health Pavilion, Cincinnati, Ohio on October 28, 2020.
Audrey married Myron W. Dodds on July 30, 1948. She was a pastor’s wife, and lived in Indiana, Ohio, Kansas, New Hampshire, and West Virginia during their time together. She was passionate about making and collecting dolls; as well as baking and cooking in general. She was most recently a member of the Dayspring Church of God, Cincinnati, OH.
Audrey was preceded in death by her husband, ‘Mike’, her 2nd husband, James Payne, her parents, and all of her brothers and sisters. She is survived by her sons Bruce (Marilyn) and Steve (Margi), her daughter Marcy Stambaugh (Ron), six grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren; as well as many nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service will be held at Dayspring Church of God, Cincinnati, OH, and a graveside service at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Rockford, IL at times yet to be determined.
A special Thank You to the staff at Hospice of Cincinnati for being so amazing, and for the great care and compassion Audrey received. Thank you as well to the Twin Towers Community for welcoming Audrey 5 years ago and making her feel at home.
In lieu of flowers, Memorial contributions may be made to The Brethren Retreat Center, 9095 W275 N, Shipshewana IN 46565 or Dayspring Church of God Scholarship Fund, 1060 Smiley Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45240.